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  • Sanctions headache for foreign executives at Russian firms

    MOSCOW (Reuters) - Western sanctions over the Ukraine crisis could force some executives at Russian firms with foreign passports to give up certain duties, complicating life at the top of some of the country's largest companies. U.S. and European Union...
  • Ukraine crisis forces European defense spending rethink

    BRUSSELS (Reuters) - Russian President Vladimir Putin's actions in Crimea and eastern Ukraine may achieve what successive U.S. defense secretaries have failed to do -- persuade European NATO members to spend more on their armed forces. The Ukraine crisis...
  • IMF chief charged with negligence in French arbitration case

    PARIS International Monetary Fund (IMF) chief Christine Lagarde has been charged with "negligence" over a 400-million-euro state payout to a businessman when she was French finance minister, French media reported on Wednesday. Lagarde was questioned...
  • ECB's Draghi has been 'overinterpreted', says Germany's Schaeuble

    BERLIN (Reuters) - Germany's Finance Minister Wolfgang Schaeuble told a newspaper on Wednesday that European Central Bank chief Mario Draghi had been "overinterpreted" after suggesting that fiscal policy could play a greater role in promoting growth. The...
  • Korean Hit-Makers to Host Seminar in Busan Market

    HONG KONG -- Film-makers behind South Korea's string of recent blockbuster hits will convene at an event to be held as part of the Busan festival's Asian Film Market. Only those whose films have exceeded 10 million ticket sales within Korea are invited...
  • As popularity, and seating, wane, NASCAR explores capacity to change

    As popularity, and seating, wane, NASCAR explores capacity to change
    The largest operator of NASCAR race tracks might not be done removing grandstand seats at its 13 speedways due to the decline in NASCAR's popularity, the company's chief executive said. International Speedway Corp., whose tracks include Daytona...
  • Philippine de Rothschild dies at 80; grande dame of Bordeaux wine

    Philippine de Rothschild, an energetic and self-certain grande dame of Bordeaux wine who halted an acting career to run vineyards owned by the family dynasty, has died, her company said. She was 80. She died Friday night in Paris "from the effects of...
  • Homestead-Miami remains NASCAR finale in 2015

    Homestead-Miami remains NASCAR finale in 2015
    South Florida will remain the final stop on the road to the championship in NASCAR in 2015 as Homestead-Miami Speedway will host the finales of the circuit’s three premier series for the 14th consecutive year. The schedule, announced Tuesday,...
  • French government resigns amid internal policy squabbles

    PARIS French President Francois Hollande on Monday asked Prime Minister Manuel Valls to form a new government in the wake of a showdown between Valls and Economy Minister Arnaud Montebourg about the government's controversial economic policies. In a...
  • SND Teams With Capture The Flag And Vertigo For 'The Sweeney's' French Redo

    PARIS- SND is teaming up with Paris-based producer Capture (The Flag) Films and U.K.'s Vertigo Films to produce Benjamin Rocher's actioner "The Squad," a remake of Nick Love's "The Sweeney" that will topline Jean Reno ("The Professional"). Reno will star...
  • Ex-banker replaces rebel minister in French cabinet shake-up

    Ex-banker replaces rebel minister in French cabinet shake-up
    PARIS (Reuters) - President Francois Hollande replaced his maverick leftist economy minister with a former Rothschild partner on Tuesday, in a reshuffle intended to reconcile his efforts to revive the stagnant French economy with deficit-cutting...